AC WORKS™ Connector — Locking Adapter

Locking vs Straight-blade

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Many of our customers are contractors, welders, or constructions workers and they may already know the answer to this: what exactly are locking plugs and connectors and why do they exist? For those who are just getting into the electrical business, construction, welding, or some form of DIY work, this blog post is for you. I’m sure most of the outlets you see are the typical 3-prong straight-blade household connectors such as this one.  These are typically used for very light duty “around the house” type work. It is easy to plug into and to unplug from for 15 Amp,...

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NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

NEMA is an acronym for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. 

The association represents nearly 350 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability and resilience, as well as efficiency and energy security.

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